Asian Quake is Most Powerful in 40 Years

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NPR's Sheilah Kast speaks with geophysicist Julie Martinez of the United States Geological Survey about Sunday morning's earthquake. It was the strongest quake in more than 40 years, and is estimated to have killed thousands as it spawned tsunamis in Southeast Asia.

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